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Send a Parcel to Netherlands | Cheap Courier to Netherlands from UK

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Send Documents, Parcels, Luggage and Pallets to Netherlands

Prices start from £18*.

Planet Couriers offers cheap, fast and reliable parcel delivery service to Netherlands in partnership with the world’s leading carriers such as DHL & UPS.  Get your quote today by clicking the button below. You will then be redirected to our online booking platform – www.peleka.com

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How much does it cost to send a parcel from UK to Netherlands?

It will cost as little as £18.00*  to send a parcel to Netherlands from the UK, although the rates depend on the weight. dimensions and the delivery address of your consignments. Please click here to get a quote.

Do you deliver parcels to all parts of Netherlands from UK?

Yes, we do. We can send not only your parcels but also documents, luggage and pallets from the UK to anywhere in Netherlands from big cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Eindhoven, Tilburg, Groningen, Almere Stad, Breda, Nijmegen, Enschede, Haarlem, Arnhem, Zaanstad, Amersfoort, Apeldoorn, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Hoofddorp and Maastricht to Leiden or anywhere else in the country.

How do I arrange collection for my parcel to Netherlands?

You can book your collection online and the courier will come and collect the parcel either from your home or work address. Alternatively, you can drop your consignment off at your nearest DHL Service Point. There are over 1200 DHL Service Points located in high streets and retail outlets across the UK. Therefore, there is bound to be a DHL Service Point near you.

How do I label a consignment to Netherlands?

It is essential to correctly label your consignment to Netherlands so that the courier can clearly see the address it’s being delivered to. You have to securely attached your label to your consignment using a clear plastic envelope in order to avoid the labels to become detached while the consignment is in transit.

What is the address format I should use for sending a parcel to Netherlands?

Postal codes in the Netherlands are made up of four digits followed by two uppercase letters. E.g. 1020 BS. The first two digits indicate a city and a region, the third digit indicates locality, the fourth indicates district and the two letters indicate a range of house numbers (delivery area and sub-division of delivery area), usually on the same street. The letter combinations ‘SS’, ‘SD’ and ‘SA’ are not used due to their associations with the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands during WWII.

When shipping your parcel to Netherlands, you need to follow the address format below.When shipping your parcel to Netherlands, you need to follow the address format below.

Mr. D. Van Vries               [addressee]
Aegon N.V.                        [institution / company name]
Boerhaavelaan 85           [street address + No.]
4567 ML Den Bosch       [postcode + city/town]
Netherlands                     [country]

Due to the length of many Dutch city names, they are sometimes shortened:

‘s-Gravenhage becomes Den Haag
‘s-Hertogenbosch becomes Den Bosch
Alphen aan den Rijn becomes Alphen a/d Rijn
Capelle aan den Ijssel becomes Capelle a/d Ijssel

Can Planet Couriers collect same day?

Yes, we can. However, you must do the booking within the collection cut off time for your area. 

How long does a parcel take from UK to Netherlands?

We have got a choice of economy or express parcel delivery services to Netherlands. The transit time to Netherlands if you use express service is one working day while the economy service normally take around 2 working days. However, parcels to remote parts of Netherlands can take longer and cost a little bit more.

Why should we use Planet Couriers to send parcel to Netherlands? Why not the carriers directly?

We have negotiated huge discounts with the carriers including DHL due to the large volume of shipments we are putting through their networks. As a result, we are able to pass on the savings to customers who are shipping to Netherlands.

Do I need to open an account to send a parcel to Netherlands?

No, you don’t.  However, if you regularly ship to Netherlands for that matter any other destinations throughout the world, then it is advisable to open an account. As an account holder, you will benefit from additional discounts and will be making payment only once a month instead of making payment every time you book a shipment.

What paperwork do I need to send a parcel to Netherlands?

As Netherlands is a member of the European Union, you do not need any customs documents such as commercial invoice to send your parcels to Netherlands.  However, this may change depending on the outcome of the negotiation between the UK and the EU with regard to Brexit.

Do you offer extended liability cover for parcels being shipped to Netherlands?

Yes, we do offer extended liability cover to provide you with additional peace of mind and financial security. Please note that the liability does not include consequential loss of profit. It only covers the value of items which is the purchase price.

Are there any items which I cannot send to Netherlands?

Yes, you cannot send some items to Netherlands through our partners’ network. Please click here to see the list of restricted and prohibited items. If you are not sure, please contact us.

How do I track my parcel to Netherlands on Planet Courier website?

Once your consignment is collected, you can track your parcel to Netherlands by entering the waybill number of your parcel on the tracking page as all shipments are trackable.  if you enter the receiver’s email address during the booking process, then the receiver will be notified by email when the parcel is collected, when it is out for delivery and also after delivery.

Exporting to Netherlands (Holland) from the United Kingdom (UK)

The Netherlands is the 8th largest export economy in the world and the 18th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).

Benefits for UK businesses exporting to the Netherlands include:

  • member of EU Single Market
  • similar culture to the UK
  • ideal test market for products

Strengths of the Dutch market include:


  • early adopter of new technology
  • one of the world’s most open economies
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